Healthy Lombard Announces 2014 Health Heroes Award Winners

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Jay Wojcik
Updated 2/7/2014 2:09 PM

The Healthy Lombard Foundation would like to congratulate the winners of their 2014 Health Hero Awards. In the first category, that honors those who have made a noticeable effort to improve their health and wellness during the past year, the winners are Lombard residents Cheryl Behrens, Cindy Musiel, Vicki Quigley and The Schuda Family.

In the second category, new for 2014, two greater Lombard area companies who have made positive, healthy changes in their work environments have been selected. They are: Glenbard High School District 87 for their Glenbard Parent Series and Balance! Pediatric and Family Weight Management Specialists for providing an environment for staff that enables them to manage their weight and make lifestyle changes.


Health Heroes will receive their awards at the 2014 Healthy Lombard Fitness February Fair at the Yorktown Center Mall at 1PM. Presenting the awards will be State Representative Sandra Pihos, Staley, the Chicago Bears' Mascot, and Lifestyle Coach Melanie Jordan.

All members of the greater Lombard area community are invited to attend The Fitness February Fair that will be held in the first floor Center Court of the Yorktown Mall, Lombard, IL, from 10 AM --2 PM. The Fair will features health-related displays, free health screenings, the opportunity to participate in interactive presentations, a free raffle, and stage performances by groups such as Sky Center Martial Arts, Ageless Grace, Zumba with Lisa, a CustonFit Personal Trainer Client demonstration, and the Glenbard East Student Zumba Class. There will also be a hula-hoop and jump rope contest!

This fun health and fitness event is made possible through the sponsorship of Partners of Healthy Lombard, a 501c3 Foundation established in 2009 to address childhood obesity and promote healthy living for everyone. They include the Fair's Main Name Sponsor Elmhurst Memorial Elmhurst Clinic;

Stage Sponsor DuPage Medical Group, Health Hero Sponsor State Representative Sandra Pihos; Partner Sponsors Balance! Pediatric and Family Weight Management Specialists, Bob Goldin State Farm Insurance, Kiwanis Club of Lombard, Lombard Lilac VFW Post 5815, Lombard Pharmacy, Matrix Sports Camp, Olympia Chiropractic & Physical Therapy, Sky Centers Martial Arts and West Suburban Wellness; and Table Sponsors Advocate Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center, Ageless Grace, BMO Harris Bank, Camp Fire USA - Illinois Prairie, CustomFit Personal Training, DuPage County Health Department, FORWARD, Health & Wellness Coach Melanie Jordan, Health Tracks Sport and Fitness, Lexington Square of Lombard, LiNiTo Cycle, National University of Health Sciences, National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, Osco Pharmacy, Prairie Food CO-OP, Tri-Town YMCA, Weight Watchers, WHS Learn & Play Gardens, and Zumba By Lisa.

For additional information check out the Healthy Lombard website at or contact Healthy Lombard Founder and Volunteer CEO Jay Wojcik at